Compare SAP PLM, PTC Windchill, and Autodesk Vault

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PTC Windchill
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Autodesk Vault
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.6
8.1
8.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.5
6.8
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.3
5.2
6.6
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.5
6.1
7.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
6.9
7.1
7.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.4
6.9
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.3
7.3
8.3
Meets Requirements
SAP PLM
7.6
PTC Windchill
8.1
Autodesk Vault
8.0
Ease of Use
SAP PLM
6.5
PTC Windchill
6.8
Autodesk Vault
7.2
Ease of Setup
SAP PLM
6.3
PTC Windchill
5.2
Autodesk Vault
6.6
Ease of Admin
SAP PLM
7.5
PTC Windchill
6.1
Autodesk Vault
7.7
Quality of Support
SAP PLM
6.9
PTC Windchill
7.1
Autodesk Vault
7.4
Ease of Doing Business With
SAP PLM
7.4
PTC Windchill
6.9
Autodesk Vault
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
SAP PLM
6.3
PTC Windchill
7.3
Autodesk Vault
8.3

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
6.7%
9.6%
24.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.7%
17.3%
56.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
76.7%
73.1%
19.5%
SAP PLM
Small-Business
6.7%
Mid-Market
16.7%
Enterprise
76.7%
PTC Windchill
Small-Business
9.6%
Mid-Market
17.3%
Enterprise
73.1%
Autodesk Vault
Small-Business
24.4%
Mid-Market
56.1%
Enterprise
19.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
11.5%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
12.2%
 
Automotive
13.3%
Consumer Goods
9.6%
Oil & Energy
9.8%
 
Medical Devices
10.0%
Medical Devices
7.7%
Machinery
9.8%
 
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
10.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Security and Investigations
7.3%
 
Management Consulting
10.0%
Computer Software
5.8%
Mining & Metals
7.3%
 
Other
36.7%
Other
57.7%
Other
53.7%
SAP PLM
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
Automotive
13.3%
Medical Devices
10.0%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
10.0%
Management Consulting
10.0%
Other
36.7%
PTC Windchill
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
11.5%
Consumer Goods
9.6%
Medical Devices
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Computer Software
5.8%
Other
57.7%
Autodesk Vault
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
12.2%
Oil & Energy
9.8%
Machinery
9.8%
Security and Investigations
7.3%
Mining & Metals
7.3%
Other
53.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Biplab M.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Oil & Energy

As SAP is the backbone of many manufacturing business process, using SAP PLM gives a real time competiive advantages over other PLM packages available in the Market. Here are few advantages 1. Materials and BOM are available in SAP evenbefore released...

Israel P.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

As this review is titled, PTC's Windchill PDM is a big scalable tool that most likely you won't be able to outgrown no matter what Company size. It is extremely solid and once properly implemented, it should be fairly stable and reliable. The web based...

Ryan S.
Administrator in Machinery

Vault is very easy to use. After reading a few install documents I was able to set up Vault on a local server and train my colleagues on it's use. It greatly helped in coordinating our engineering functions on several projects and kept pesky file management...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Food & Beverages

Less intuitive than other programs like Genesis.

Dana N.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

The Windchill user interface is difficult for the user. Document checkin / checkout is an old paradigm that limits collaboration and knowledge development. It’s very difficult to find items in Windchill. The classification and attribute management...

Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

How easy it is to get something out of order, when multiple users are working on the same thing.

 
SAP PLM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Biplab M.
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Oil & Energy

As SAP is the backbone of many manufacturing business process, using SAP PLM gives a real time competiive advantages over other PLM packages available in the Market. Here are few advantages 1. Materials and BOM are available in SAP evenbefore released...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Food & Beverages

Less intuitive than other programs like Genesis.

PTC Windchill
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Israel P.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

As this review is titled, PTC's Windchill PDM is a big scalable tool that most likely you won't be able to outgrown no matter what Company size. It is extremely solid and once properly implemented, it should be fairly stable and reliable. The web based...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dana N.
Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services

The Windchill user interface is difficult for the user. Document checkin / checkout is an old paradigm that limits collaboration and knowledge development. It’s very difficult to find items in Windchill. The classification and attribute management...

Autodesk Vault
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ryan S.
Administrator in Machinery

Vault is very easy to use. After reading a few install documents I was able to set up Vault on a local server and train my colleagues on it's use. It greatly helped in coordinating our engineering functions on several projects and kept pesky file management...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Administrator in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

How easy it is to get something out of order, when multiple users are working on the same thing.

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